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Definition of Elder

Elder
Elder El"der, n. [OE. ellern, eller, AS. ellen, cf. LG. elloorn; perh. akin to OHG. holantar, holuntar, G. holunder; or perh. to E. alder, n.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs (Sambucus) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red berries. Note: The common North American species is Sambucus Canadensis; the common European species (S. nigra) forms a small tree. The red-berried elder is S. pubens. The berries are diaphoretic and aperient. Box elder. See under 1st Box. Dwarf elder. See Danewort. Elder tree. (Bot.) Same as Elder. --Shak. Marsh elder, the cranberry tree Viburnum Opulus).

Meaning of Elder from wikipedia

- oversight role Elder (Methodist) Elder (Latter Day Saints) Elder, Georgia, a community in the United States Elder Island, Nunavut, Canada Elder Township,...
- William Elder (born Wolf William Eisenberg; September 22, 1921 – May 15, 2008) was an American illustrator and comic book artist who worked in numerous...
- Pliny the Elder (born Gaius Plinius Secundus, AD 23–79) was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early...
- The Elder is an independent film adaptation of the 1981 Kiss concept album, Music from "The Elder". The film's plot derives from that concept, devised...
- The Elder Scrolls is a series of action role-playing open world fantasy video games primarily developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda...
- Caspar Bartholin the Elder (/bɑːrˈtoʊlɪn, ˈbɑːrtəlɪn/; 12 February 1585 – 13 July 1629) was born at Malmø, Denmark (modern Sweden) and was a polymath...
- John Hilton (the elder) (1565 – 1609(?)) was an English countertenor, organist and composer of mainly sacred works. Hilton is best known for his anthems...
- A race of Elder Gods overthrown by a present race of younger gods is a mythic theme in the Ancient Near East[citation needed] and in Indo-European mythologies...
- Boso (or Boson) "the Elder" (c. 800 – 855) was a Frankish Count of Turin and Count of Valois of the Bosonid dynasty. He was married to Engeltrude. They...
- fourth installment in The Elder Scrolls action fantasy series, following The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and preceding The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The...
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